General Science Databases

Academic Search Complete   UCB access only
All sciences
1865 - present

Multi-disciplinary database that includes journals, monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and more. Full text is available for some journals.
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Dissertations and Theses  UCB access only
All sciences
1861 - present

Provides access to the full text of most of the dissertations added to the database since 1997. Some earlier dissertations are also available in full-text. Also included, with more than 1.5 million entries (dating back to 1861), is the Dissertation Abstracts International (DAI) database, the authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations. It is possible to search this database by thesis advisor!

All sciences

Indexes journal articles and other scholarly publications from selected online resources, especially in the sciences and engineering. Includes content from free resources (such as ArXiv and university websites) as well as subscription resources (such as electronic journals from selected publishers). If the library has licensed them, you can access subscription resources from any computer on-campus or from off-campus via the proxy server. Use the UC-eLinks option, when available, to find the UCB access to a publication.

All sciences
1976 - present

The History of Science, Technology, and Medicine database contains citations from journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations in the history of science, the history of technology, and allied historical fields in a variety of languages. Subjects covered include agriculture, biology, construction, chemistry, energy, engineering, geology, linguistics, mathematics, medicine, music, philosophy, physics, social sciences, town planning, transport engineering, and zoology.

Journal Citation Reports    UCB access only
All sciences
1998 - current

Comprehensive and unique resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers.

LexisNexis Academic   UCB access only
All sciences
1988 - present

Provides full-text access to more than 70 million articles from newspapers, journals, newsletters, broadcast transcripts, reference works, and other documents.

All sciences

NTRL is the gateway to indexes, abstracts, and technical reports of the National Technical Information Service (NTIS). The NTIS archives reports from the Departments of Defense, Energy, Transportation, Agriculture, Health and Human Services, and other government agencies. Some full text available.

PapersFirst   UCB access only
All sciences
1993 - present

Indexes papers presented at conferences, symposia, meetings, expositions, workshops, and congresses worldwide in a variety of disciplines.

Scopus   UCB access only


Indexes over 21,000 journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, and book series in the sciences, technology, medicine, arts, humanities, and social sciences literature. Scopus is a one-year trial ending on December 31, 2014.

Web of Science   UCB access only
All sciences
1900 - current

Indexes over 5,300 of the leading science journals across 164 scientific disciplines within engineering, physical, and life sciences, and provides searching of cited references. Also includes the Arts and Humanities Citation Index and the Social Sciences Citation Index.
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